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Tennessee County High Points

Showing shane ashby's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (8 out of 95, or 8.42%)

RankCountyPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 5) Prom-M
Ascent Date
1.UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains7852006-01-03
2.CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains582007-10-03
3.SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains13762007-10-22
4.JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich182009-01-12
5.CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains10682009-03-18
6.GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains1072010-05-29
7.SullivanHolston High Point1311NE Tennessee Ranges4972010-07-03
7.WashingtonPinnacle Mountain1079NE Tennessee Ranges4792010-07-03
 BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains337 
 MonroeHaw Knob1668Unicoi Mountains65 
 PolkBig Frog Mountain1286Georgia Blue Ridge768 
 JeffersonEnglish Mountain1106Eastern Great Smoky Mountains705 
 AndersonCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains641 
 CampbellCross Mountain1077Southern Cumberland Mountains641 
 MorganBig Fodderstack1021Southern Cumberland Mountains305 
 ScottBurge Mountain997Southern Cumberland Mountains122 
 ClaiborneBryson Mountain954Southern Cumberland Mountains457 
 HawkinsChimneytop-Southwest Peak950Walker Mountain Complex533 
 CumberlandHinch Mountain929Walden Ridge487 
 BledsoeHolloway Ridge820Walden Ridge79 
 HancockNewman Ridge802Powell Mountain-Wallen Ridge293 
 GraingerClinch Mountain-Grainger County HP771Clinch Mountain Complex152 
 MarionLockhart Lookout Tower-South Summit728Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 SequatchieSequatchie County High Point728Walden Ridge140 
 GrundyLockhart Lookout Tower726Southern Cumberland Plateau4 
 McMinnStarr Mountain716Unicoi Mountains146 
 UnionSignal Point704Clinch Mountain Complex177 
 HamiltonLookout Mountain654Far Southern Appalachian Plateaus116 
 Van burenSmartt Mountain653Southern Cumberland Plateau83 
 CannonShort Mountain638Southern Cumberland Plateau307 
 KnoxHouse Mountain637Clinch Mountain Complex311 
 PutnamPutnam County High Point631Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 RheaWalden Ridge-Rhea County HP625Walden Ridge6 
 FranklinSewanee Benchmark621Southern Cumberland Plateau33 
 RoaneMount Roosevelt621Walden Ridge179 
 OvertonHampton Mountain619Southern Cumberland Plateau43 
 CoffeeCoffee County High Point619Southern Cumberland Plateau12 
 WhiteWhite County High Point612Southern Cumberland Plateau48 
 WarrenWarren County High Point607Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 HamblenCrockett Ridge595Walker Mountain Complex226 
 FentressFentress County High Point570Southern Cumberland Plateau6 
 PickettGolman Mountain544Southern Cumberland Plateau206 
 LincolnLincoln County High Point460Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 BradleyWhite Oak Mountain-Ooltewah Lookout456Far South Appalachian Ridges191 
 ClayPilot Knob430Southern Cumberland Plateau146 
 WilsonMount Defiance Southwest415Southern Cumberland Plateau150 
 RutherfordRutherford County High Point415Southern Cumberland Plateau46 
 BedfordLocust Knob West408Southern Cumberland Plateau35 
 DeKalbDekalb County High Point405Southern Cumberland Plateau34 
 LoudonAlexander Knob400Western Great Smoky Mountains105 
 MeigsMcMinn Ridge395Far South Appalachian Ridges124 
 MarshallTwitty Knob East393Southern Cumberland Plateau39 
 MooreChestnut Ridge387Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 WilliamsonWilliamson County High Point383Southern Cumberland Plateau144 
 SmithWalnut Knob380Southern Cumberland Plateau152 
 GilesFlanigan Hill357Southern Cumberland Plateau67 
 MauryFlanigan Hill357Southern Cumberland Plateau67 
 DavidsonDavidson County High Point355Southern Cumberland Plateau131 
 JacksonTick Ridge344Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 LawrenceLawrence County High Point338Southern Cumberland Plateau18 
 MaconMacon County High Point338Central Cumberland Plateau49 
 TrousdaleTrousdale County High Point335Central Cumberland Plateau113 
 SumnerSumner County High Point331Central Cumberland Plateau53 
 WayneWayne County High Point329Southern Cumberland Plateau41 
 LewisLewis County High Point323Southern Cumberland Plateau0 
 HickmanBon Aqua Lookout Tower302Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 PerryPerry County High Point302Southern Cumberland Plateau24 
 DicksonDickson County High Point296Southern Cumberland Plateau55 
 RobertsonRobertson County High Point280Central Cumberland Plateau9 
 CheathamSullivan Ridge West277Southern Cumberland Plateau85 
 HumphreysDickhum Benchmark Area268Southern Cumberland Plateau3 
 HoustonHouston County High Point262Southern Cumberland Plateau15 
 HardinHardin County High Point256Southern Cumberland Plateau9 
 MontgomeryMontgomery County High Point246Southern Cumberland Plateau11 
 StewartStewart County High Point232Southern Cumberland Plateau21 
 ChesterSand Mountain229Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee79 
 CarrollMaple Creek Lookout216Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee61 
 HendersonHenderson County High Point216Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee43 
 DecaturMount Carmel West213Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee58 
 BentonRound Top210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee39 
 McNairyMount Peter210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee43 
 HardemanHickory Benchmark210Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee30 
 FayetteGordon Hill206Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee33 
 MadisonMadison County High Point204Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee55 
 HenryHenry County High Point198Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee56 
 WeakleyWeakley County High Point184Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee24 
 GibsonGibson County High Point174Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee20 
 ObionObion County High Point168Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee57 
 LauderdaleLauderdale County High Point160Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee58 
 DyerDyer County High Point157Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee58 
 HaywoodHaywood County High Point154Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee5 
 CrockettCrockett County High Point148Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee21 
 TiptonTipton County High Point137Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee32 
 ShelbyShelby County High Point131Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee5 
 LakeLake County High Point98Mississippi-Tennessee-Tombigee11 

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Tennessee, you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1995 by Carl Mills, limited review by Andy Martin.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for points in the lowlands of the state provided by Tom Owen via the web site, and manually verified.


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